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James Oral Turner

January 26, 1948 July 21, 2019
James Oral Turner
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Obituary for James Oral Turner

Durham: James Oral Turner, 71, died Sunday, July 21, 2019 at his home. He was born in Durham, the son of the late Norman Leon Turner, Sr. and the late Annie Mozelle Allen Turner.

Mr. Turner is survived by his sisters, Doris Turner Couch, Nancy Turner Garrard and husband Daniel; companion, Joann Taylor-Wood; nieces, Melinda Turner, Elaine Green Ricks and husband Larry, Vickie Morgan and husband Lee, Vonni Couch, Michelle Turner, Kellie Lloyd; and nephews, Paul Turner and wife Lynn, Toppy Green and wife Lisa, Danny Swain and wife Diane, Kenny Garrard and wife Melissa, Tim Riley and wife Robin; Tommy Riley and wife Louise and Michael Turner.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, July 25, at Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, July 24 at Clements Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the American Cancer Society, 8300 Health Park Suite 10, Raleigh, NC 27615.

The family is being assisted by Clements Funeral & Cremation Services in Durham. Online condolences may be sent to

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6:00 PM 7/24/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 7/24/2019 8:00:00 PM
Clements Funeral Home

1105 Broad St.
Durham, NC 27705

Clements Funeral Home
1105 Broad St. Durham 27705 NC
United States

Funeral Service




2:00 PM 7/25/2019 2:00:00 PM
Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham

1105 Broad Street
Durham, NC 27705

Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham
1105 Broad Street Durham 27705 NC
United States

Cemetery Details


Woodlawn Memorial Park Final Resting Place

2107 Liberty St.
Durham, NC 27703

2107 Liberty St. Durham 27703 NC
United States

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